Apple’s keynote address at WWDC 2016 has moved on from announcing the new watchOS 3 to the latest version of Mac OS X. Apple has however renamed OS X to macOS, which is in line with numerous reports we came across in the run up to tonight’s event. Apple says its latest macOS focuses on iCloud and Continuity among others. Following are some of the noteworthy features of the new macOS. Also Read - Apple adds UPI, RuPay, net banking on App Store: How to add new payment methods
Among the first macOS Sierra features showcased tonight was Auto Unlock. As the name suggests, you don’t need to enter a password to unlock your Mac if you own an Apple Watch. Another Continuity feature announced tonight is called Universal Clipboard. So if you copy some text on your iPhone, it will also be available on your MacBook’s clipboard to paste. Also Read - Apple iOS 15, iPadOS 15 beta 4 released: What’s new, how to download
Among the highlight features was Siri, which has finally made its way to Macs. The Siri icon will now be seen at the top-right corner on the menu and on the Dock as well.
Apple is also making use of iCloud for file management. One of the talking points is how macOS will now free space on your Mac by storing older files on the cloud.
Apple is also bringing Apple Pay to the web through the Safari browser. So if you were shopping online, you will now see an Apple Pay button and the payment will be authenticated on your iPhone or Watch.
Apple is also bringing over a couple of features from mobile. One of them is the Picture-in-Picture, which was first introduced on iPad. So if you are watching a video you can drag the window down to a corner and continue working on another window.